Judging Criteria & FAQs

ANZ ‘On Your Team’ recipients are selected by a panel of judges who take the following into consideration when selecting recipients:

  1. Information provided: Your application must clearly outline what difference having ANZ on your team will make, how it will help you, your team, school, club or community and explain why you’re a worthy recipient. Highlighting exactly the difference this help will make to you, your team, school, club or community will help judges assess the merit of your application.
  2. Impact: The judges are looking for applications where the delivery will have a lasting impact or legacy within a community, school or team or to an individual, fan or player.
  3. Supporting material: Including images and videos in your application is advised in support of your entry. Making the effort to tell your story and explain why you need ANZ’s help, demonstrates your enthusiasm and commitment to making it happen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who can apply ?

A: The ANZ ‘On Your Team’ programme is open to all schools, netball clubs and centres, social teams, players and fans within New Zealand. Applicants must be New Zealand residents.

Q: How do I apply ?

A: To apply  you need to submit an online application at anzcourtside.co.nz

Q: How many people will you help?

A: ANZ will be awarding multiple grants across New Zealand. The number will depend on the quantity and quality of applications received.

Q: Does it need to be netball related?

A: Yes.

Q: When can I apply?

A: You can apply between Monday 04 February 2019 and Monday 24 September 2019.

Q: What types of help can I apply for?

A: There are no restrictions on the type of help and assistance you can apply for. It could be big or small, benefit your entire community or just your family. It could be an extreme makeover for your local courts or even just some new gear for your team. Think big and we may just make your idea come true.

Q: How do you select the recipients?

A: Entries are viewed  by a panel of judges. The judges take a number of criteria into consideration when selecting the recipients. You can read the judging criteria here.

Q: When will the ‘On Your Team’ help and assistance  be delivered?

A: Between March and September 2019.

Q: Can I put in more than one application?

A: The judges will only consider one application per team/club/centre/school/individual. Multiple applications by the same applicant will be dismissed.

Q: Is there a cost limit for the help ANZ will give?

A:  There is no specific price limit  so we encourage you to tell us what help you need to make a difference.

Q: What information do the judges want to know?

A: The judges want to know how you or your team/club/centre/school will benefit from ANZ giving this help  and/or why you feel you or your team/club/centre/school deserves it . It is also helpful to include any relevant information to support your application, such as your age, town/city and the level you play at. Entries need to be 3000 characters or less.

Q: How do I increase the chances of my application  being selected?

A: Demonstrate how ANZ’s support will impact others, or will have a lasting personal impact.

Q: I have previously received help, assistance or a grant from ANZ . Can I apply for help  this year?

A: We encourage you to still apply, however priority will be given to those who have not received a grant in the last two years.

Q: How will I know my application was received?

A: You will receive an automatic email to confirm your application has been successfully uploaded. All applications which are eligible for consideration for a contribution will be published on the ANZ Courtside website.

Q: Will I be notified if my application isn’t successful?

A: No, you will only be notified if your application  was successful.

Q: How old do you have to be to apply?

A: There is no age restriction for applicants. However, applicants under the age of 18 will need to provide contact details for a parent or guardian.

Q: Who can I contact if I have questions about  the application process?

A: If you have any further questions, please contact us here


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Eligibility and How to Enter

  1. The ANZ “On Your Team” Promotion (the "Promotion") commences at 9.00am on Monday 4 February 2019 with the last time for submitting applications being 11.59pm on Monday 24 September 2019 (the "Promotion Period").
  2. Participation in the Promotion is open to all New Zealand residents.
  3. By participating entrants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  4. The Promotion provides an opportunity for participants to make an application to ANZ Courtside for a contribution to netball equipment, items and/or funding which support the enjoyment and development of netball whether they be a fan, player, club member, school staff member or student.
  5. To make an application, participants must complete the online application form available through the ANZ Courtside website (anzcourtside.co.nz). Applications must include a statement of less than 3000 characters setting out the reason for and merits of the application. Applications can be further qualified through the submission of photos or video. Instructions on uploading these with the application are available and form part of the application form. Applications containing any offensive or inappropriate content, in the opinion of the Promoter, will not be approved for publication on the ANZ Courtside website.
  6. Participants may make one application per team / club / individual provided that they qualify to apply, their application is eligible for consideration under these terms and conditions, and that their applications are supported with accurate information and the required explanation as to merit. False, repeated, misleading or inappropriate applications will be disqualified and may also affect the validity of other applications lodged on behalf of individuals, teams, groups or clubs. The following entries shall be deemed invalid:
      1. Incomprehensible or incomplete entries;
      2. any entries that infringe the intellectual property right of third parties or that are plagiarised; or
      3. any entries that do not comply with these terms and conditions.
  7. All entries become the property of the Promoter.

The Application Process

  1. All applications which are eligible for consideration for a contribution will be published on the ANZ Courtside website.
  2. A panel of ANZ Courtside appointed judges will review all applications that are eligible for consideration for a contribution from time to time, throughout the Promotion Period. The judges will assess the merits of each application in their discretion and will ultimately determine any successful applications, in whole or in part. Any contributions awarded will be at the discretion of the panel of ANZ Courtside appointed judges.
  3. ANZ Courtside reserves the right to change the Promotion terms and conditions, as well as the nature, period, scope and any details or elements of the Promotion or cancel the Promotion at any time, by giving notice to the participants via email or through published information on the ANZ Courtside website.
  4. Applications that have been awarded a contribution will be announced by publication on the ANZ Courtside website from time to time, throughout the Promotion Period.
  5. Applicants that have been awarded a contribution will also be contacted by the Promoter via the contact details provided in the application form. In the event that the Promoter is unable to contact a successful applicant after three attempts, that applicant will forfeit the grant and the judges will select another successful application in their place.
  6. The Promoter's decision and the decision of the judges is final on all matters relating the Promotion including applications, the nature of any contributions awarded, the successful winners and their delivery. No correspondence will be entered into.
  7. In the event that a specific successful application request becomes altered, unavailable, or in the opinion of the Promoter, unnecessary in any way, the Promoter reserves the right to reassess that grant, seek further assurances or substitute it in its absolute discretion.
  8. Application grants are not transferrable or exchangeable or redeemable for cash except as determined by the Promoter.

Successful Applicant's Obligations

  1. All applicants agree to be identified by name with their application and have their application published on the ANZ Courtside website once submitted and prior to the announcement of the winning applications. Names and details of the successful applications will remain published on the ANZ Courtside website until such time as the Promoter elects to remove them. The successful applicants may also be required to attend a presentation ceremony and agree to any print, TV or social media or promotion personnel covering the Promotion to photograph, interview and report on the Promotion accordingly, as ANZ in its discretion determines reasonable. By claiming a contribution, applicants agree to the Promoter making use of their name(s) and/or photographs for publicity purposes as determined by the Promoter. Agreement to this shall entitle ANZ to unrestricted use of the images and video footage and rights to distribute, exhibit, license and use the material in any manner whatsoever.


  1. Personal information received from applicants and voters will be held securely by the Promoter and used only in relation to the administration of the Promotion.
  2. Applicants have the right to access and may change or update personal details, such as change of email address or change of application relevance by visiting the ANZ Courtside website (www.anzcourtside.co.nz ) and entering the "Contact Us" section or emailing ANZ Courtside on info@anzcourtside.co.nz


  1. The Promoter and its related bodies corporate shall not be liable for any loss damage or injury suffered or sustained (including but not limited to direct or consequential loss or loss arising from negligence) arising directly out of or in connection with the Promotion, the taking of any contribution, or any act or omission of the Promoter or their associated agencies, except for any liability which won't be excluded by law.
  2. Without limiting the foregoing, the Promoter assumes no responsibility for, and applicants release the Promoter from, any loss, claim, damage or injury to person or property if, for any reason beyond the Promoter's reasonable control (e.g. due to computer viruses, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures etc), this Promotion is not able to be conducted as planned and/or the Promotion's administration, security, fairness or integrity are corrupted or affected. Further, in such circumstances, the Promoter may modify or suspend the Promotion and/or invalidate any applications of any individual in any way involved in interfering or tampering with the conduct of the Promotion or abusing the communication system upon which the Promotion is being conducted.
  3. Where goods or services are supplied by third parties, the Promoter does not warrant the quality of those goods and/or services or the suitability for a particular circumstance. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter excludes liability for any loss suffered as a result of the use of those goods and/or services.
  4. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any failure to receive an entry as a direct or indirect result of a technical problem or any kind or internet malfunction. Entries are deemed to have been received at the time of receipt of transmission into the ANZ Courtside website database, not the time of transmission by the applicant.
  5. These terms and conditions are to be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand.

"Promoter" means ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited.